A George III  silver mug by Hester Bateman London, 1778; together with four other examples  (5)
Lot 381
A George III silver mug by Hester Bateman London, 1778; together with four other examples (5)
Sold for £1,375 (US$ 2,166) inc. premium

Lot Details
A George III  silver mug by Hester Bateman London, 1778; together with four other examples  (5) A George III  silver mug by Hester Bateman London, 1778; together with four other examples  (5)
A George III silver mug
by Hester Bateman, London 1778
Tapering cylindrical form, the body later embossed with foliage, four oval reserves, two vacant and two embossed with flowers, the scroll handle with leaf heel, height 11.7cm; together with four other examples, one, by Samuel Welles, London 1760, baluster form, with leaf-capped scroll handle, later chased with c-scrolls and flowers and central vacant cartouche, gilt interior, height 12cm, another similar example, by George Smith II, London 1781, height 10.5cm, the third by Charles Thomas Fox & George Fox, London 1858, barrel form, embossed with flowering branches and butterflies on a matt ground, around a polished central cartouche engraved with a dedication, leaf-capped scroll handle, gilt interior, height 8.5cm and another, probably by Hillard & Thomason, Birmingham 1863, tulip form, engraved with flowers and husks within lozenge reserves, with leaf-capped beaded scroll handle, height 11.5cm, weight 39.5oz. (5)
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